Rep. (D-N.Y.) swiped at on Sunday, likening them to “The Office” character Dwight Schrute, a power-hungry, mustard yellow shirt-wearing paper salesman who lives on a beet farm.
The remark capped off a Twitter thread started on Saturday in which the congresswoman explained her philosophy on what it means to raise taxes on the wealthy.
“When we say ‘tax the rich,’ we mean nesting-doll yacht rich,” she said. “For-profit prison rich. Betsy DeVos, student-loan-shark rich. Trick-the-country-into-war rich. Subsidizing-workforce-w-food-stamps rich. Because THAT kind of rich is simply not good for society, & it’s like 10 people.”
Several commenters jumped on this statement by zeroing in on “10 people,” suggesting that taxing just 10 people to fund her proposed policies would